Hawai’i Preparatory Academy (HPA) announced the receipt of a $1.5 million grant to continue the school’s growing academic reputation in the field of sustainability and energy conservation studies. The grant is the result of the generosity of alumnus James C.
More than a world-class boarding school surrounded by the natural beauty of Hawai‘i Island, we offer an environment unmatched in educational facilities, teacher dedication, and student diversity, including unique opportunities to grow and excel in athletics and specialized programs ranging from sea turtle research to sustainability to astronomy from high atop Mauna Kea - more ways to make the most of your child’s potential.
Kamila Newberg, a vibrant 8-year-old at the Summer Swim Academy (SSA), jumps into the water at Hawai‘i Preparatory Academy’s Dowsett Pool. She lines up and breaks into a freestyle swim, her confidence and joy evident in every stroke.
(Note: Alumnus Peter T. Young recently wrote a history of Waimea and HPA and kindly allowed us to reprint his article.)
Marines and Sailors trained for what has been referred to as the toughest marine offensive of WWII. 1,300 miles northeast of Guadalcanal, the Japanese had constructed a centralized stronghold force in a 20-island group called Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands.